Louis Vuitton Revamps St. Tropez Store

Louis Vuitton unveiled its revamped luxury Saint-Tropez store on 18-June 2010 and launched an exclusive beach bag to celebrate. The store has been doubled in size with the integration of an adjoining space–a former house of pottery–on rue Georges Clemenceau. It features interiors inspired by classic Mediterranean glamour: wooden displays, stone floors and sunlight flooding … Continued

Paris Hilton packs dozens of bags for World Cup

There’s only six days to go until the end of the World Cup. But Paris Hilton obviously feels she needs at least one suitcase full of clothes every day. As she headed off to South Africa for the final stages of the cup last week the heiress posed atop more than a dozen designer suitcases. … Continued

Louis Vuitton temporary tattoos

Following Jean Paul Gaultier and Chanel ‘tattooing’ their models last fall, Louis Vuitton got into the fake ink game during the recent men’s fashion week. Designer Marc Jacobs reportedly asked his personal tattooist, the artist Scott Campbell, to come up with spray-ons inspired by the iconic LV monogram, which were worn across models’ necklines, much … Continued

Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2010-11 Ad Campaign

Louis Vuitton has unveiled a new campaign featuring a star line-up of Christy Turlington, Natalia Vordinova and Karen Elson. Steven Meisel shot all three models in a New York studio made to look like a Hollywood star’s old-fashioned dressing room.

Scott Campbell for Louis Vuitton

New York based artist Scott Campbell was recruited by Marc Jacobs for the Louis Vuitton SS11 menswear. Campbell tattooed LV logos all over the runway models necks and he also customized a number of leather bags.

LV Mon Monogram for the private jet traveler

In celebration of Father’s Day, Louis Vuitton has selected four different styles of men’s luggage to showcase the Mon Monogram program for the private jet traveler. On offer are the Pégase 45 ($2,800) and 55 ($3,270) wheeled cabin cases (top row), designed as the perfect accompaniment to private air travel. The iconic Speedy 40 (bottom … Continued

Louis Vuitton Unveils World Cup Trophy Trunk

French fashion house Louis Vuitton has unveiled an elegant leather-bound case that it produced to carry the trophy to South Africa on Tuesday. This case has been unveiled in the presence of Patrick-Louis Vuitton, Yves Carcelle (CEO of Louis Vuitton), and also the supermodel Naomi Campbell. From the tournament’s beginning in 1930, the World Cup … Continued

Louis Vuitton unveils London flagship

Luxury fashion and accessories retailer Louis Vuitton opened its new London flagship this week. The 1,500 sq ft store occupies a corner site at the junction of New Bond Street and Clifford Street. Set over three levels, the store incorporates Louis Vuitton heritage touches such as trunks and leather, as well as modern features including … Continued

Louis Vuitton Handbag Advertisements Banned

A pair of Louis Vuitton advertisements, by Ogilvy & Mather, has been pulled in the UK after advertising watchdogs found they misled customers. The controversial ad showed a photo of a seamstress stitching the handle of a handbag, with the text reading: ‘The seamstress with linen thread and beeswax. ‘A needle, linen thread, beeswax and … Continued

This Week’s Top Stories (May 3-9, 2010)

In case you missed them the first time around, here are some of LUXUO’s top posts for the week of May 3-9. 1 – Louis Vuitton IPad Cases Adding further case options for the iPad, Louis Vuitton unveil a couple of upcoming sleeve designs, specifically created for Apple’s latest hot shot gadget. 2 – The … Continued

Louis Vuitton to encase World Cup Trophy

The World Cup trophy will be carried in a custom-made Louis Vuitton trunk before it is presented to the winning team in South Africa in July, the Guardian reports. The 18-carat gold trophy 32cm-high, 6,175gm trophy is currently transported in a battered aluminium case. Fifa requested the world’s number one luxury bag manufacturer to come … Continued

Louis Vuitton iPad cases

Next year Louis Vuitton will be releasing custom iPad Cases. The cases will come both in the Monogram and in the Damier Graphite design. Both signature Louis Vuitton options will come in a sleeve case allowing for the iPad to be carried with ease and protection. We’re actually surprised this hadn’t happened sooner but the … Continued

World’s Most Powerful Luxury Brands

According to a study compiled by market research firm Millward Brown Optimor, the most valuable brand is Louis Vuitton with a brand value of $19.8 billion. Hermes, with a brand value of $8.45 billion, landed in the second spot, followed by Gucci ($7.58 billion), Chanel ($5.54 billion) and Hennessy ($5.36 billion). Brands that focused on … Continued

This Week’s Top Stories (Apr. 19-25, 2010)

In case you missed them the first time around, here are some of LUXUO’s top posts for the week of April 19-25. 1 – Louis Vuitton: Maradona – Pelé – Zidane Annie Leibovitz was called to take this photograph for the Louis Vuitton World Cup Campaign featuring Maradona, Pelé and Zinedine Zidane. 2 – Lamborghini … Continued

Louis Vuitton’s Classic Awards

American Jon Shirley’s stunning 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B Touring Berlinetta has won the coveted Louis Vuitton Classic Concours Award, selected from Best of Show winners at the world’s most prestigious automobile concours d’elegance.

Louis Vuitton Encyclopaedia Trunk Humidor

In 1925 Louis Vuitton created a special trunk in its iconic monogram canvas to house a portable set of the Encyclopaedia Brittanica for the traveling scholar. A later owner adapted the rare item to a more practical purpose, turning it into the world’s most stylish portable humidor. The trunk was refitted to house 500 cigars … Continued

Louis Vuitton Trophy Auckland

The Louis Vuitton Trophy looks set to leave its controversial birth behind as it charts a course through a succession of four more regattas that bring the series into its own, on the eve of the Trophy’s second stage in Auckland that runs March 7-21.

World’s Most Expensive Wingtips

At an astonishing price of $10,000 per pair, Louis Vuitton is offering what are perhaps the world’s most expensive pair of men’s dress shoes for S/S 2010. The wingtip is called the Manhattan Richelieu and is handmade using Blake construction (to make the leather as supple as possible). This pair of Louis Vuitton men’s shoes … Continued

Louis Vuitton Mon Monogram Service online

Louis Vuitton continues to expand their online store and have announced the introduction of the Louis Vuitton Mon Monogram service. The service will allow you to customize your Louis Vuitton bag, ending up with over 200 million possible combinations on your bag of choice. The selection of bags include the iconic Speedy, historic Keepall travel … Continued